August 2011

Tumor mass in the upper pole of the left kidney

Clinical information

Neonate 3 days old
Palpable mass in the left flank of a neonate

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Tumor mass in the left kidney

Tumor mass in the left kidney
Tumor mass in the left kidney
High resolution image showing the tumor in the upper pole and a normal part of the kidney
High resolution image showing the tumor in the upper pole and a normal part of the kidney
Another detail of the normal lower pole and the tumor in the upper pole
Another detail of the normal lower pole and the tumor in the upper pole
Longitudinal detail of the tumor
Longitudinal detail of the tumor
Transverse detail of the tumor
Transverse detail of the tumor
The tumor is highly vascularized
The tumor is highly vascularized
Renal tumors must be differentiated from extrarenal tumors
Renal tumors must be differentiated from extrarenal tumors
Detail of an extra renal tumor impressing the left kidney
Detail of an extra renal tumor impressing the left kidney
Transverse image of the extrarenal tumor impressing the kidney
Transverse image of the extrarenal tumor impressing the kidney

Conclusion

The renal tumor in the neonate proved to be a mesoblastic nephroma. The extrarenal mass in the 10 months old girl proved to be a neuroblastoma.

Created with

  • Hitachi Ultrasound System